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Canadian 10th Grader Discovers Radioactive Imported Seafood Long After Government Stopped Testing

Canadian 10th Grader Discovers Radioactive Imported Seafood Long After Government Stopped Testing

Brandon Baker, EcoWatch Waking Times Radioactive seafood isn’t foreign to Canadian grocery stores, but we have no research and development professionals to thank for that information—just a 10th grader from Alberta. Bronwyn Delacruz of Grande Prairie Composite High School in Alberta made her discovery with the help of a $600 Geiger counter her father purchased and the need […]

Against The Advice of Experts, Canada Approves World’s First Genetically Modified Salmon Destined For Consumption In The U.S.

Against The Advice of Experts, Canada Approves World’s First Genetically Modified Salmon Destined For Consumption In The U.S.

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times  It seems the level of corruption at the hands of politicians and power hungry investors is no different in Canada than anywhere else in the world. Environment Canada has approved the commercial production of GM Atlantic salmon eggs which grow to market-size twice as fast as other farmed salmon. […]

By November 27, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
10 Reasons Canada Needs to Rethink the Tar Sands

10 Reasons Canada Needs to Rethink the Tar Sands

Kevin Grandia, DeSmogBlog Waking Times As a Canadian it blows my mind that we can have the second largest deposits of oil in the world, but our government remains billions in debt and one in seven Canadian children live in poverty. I feel like we are being played for fools here in Canada, because foreign owned […]

Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engineered Food

Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engineered Food

Thierry Vrain, Prevent Disease Waking Times I retired 10 years ago after a long career as a research scientist for Agriculture Canada. When I was on the payroll, I was the designated scientist of my institute to address public groups and reassure them that genetically engineered crops and foods were safe. There is, however, a […]

The Idle No More Movement – In Defense of the Earth for Future Generations

The Idle No More Movement – In Defense of the Earth for Future Generations

Gyasi Ross, Indian Country Today Waking Times Lately, Native people have taken to the streets malls in demonstrations of Public Indian-ness (“PI”) that surpasses the sheer volume of activism of even Alcatraz and the Longest Walk. There’s a heapum big amount of PI going on right now! Many people, non-Native and Native alike, are wondering what the heck is going with their […]

By January 17, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
Toxic Tar Sands: Scientists Document Spread of Pollution, Water Contamination, Effects on Fish

Toxic Tar Sands: Scientists Document Spread of Pollution, Water Contamination, Effects on Fish

Carol Linnitt, DeSmogBlog Waking Times  Today federal scientists from Environment Canada presented research at an international toxicology conference in the U.S. that indicates contaminants from the Alberta tar sands are polluting the landscape on a scale much larger than previously thought. A team lead by federal scientist Jane Kirk discovered contaminants in lakes as far as 100 kilometers […]

By November 15, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Will the Moab Desert be Home to the First US Tar Sands Project?

Will the Moab Desert be Home to the First US Tar Sands Project?

Staff Writer Waking Times  The various Tar Sands projects in the wilds of Alberta, Canada make up the largest industrial project on the planet, producing synthetic crude oil by a process of extracting a tar like form of oil (bitumen) from sand and clay found in the earth. To extract the bitumen laced sand, the soil […]

By October 25, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Unethical Oil: Why Is Canada Killing Wolves and Muzzling Scientists To Protect Tar Sands Interests? (Video)

Unethical Oil: Why Is Canada Killing Wolves and Muzzling Scientists To Protect Tar Sands Interests? (Video)

Carol Linnitt Desmog Blog In the latest and perhaps most astonishing display of the tar sands industry’s attacks on science and our democracy, the government of Alberta has made plans to initiate a large-scale wolf slaughter to provide cover for the destruction wrought by the industrialization of the boreal forest ecosystem. In the coming years, an […]

By April 14, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
A Day in the Life of a Banned Canadian: Conversing with Kevin Annett

A Day in the Life of a Banned Canadian: Conversing with Kevin Annett

I have indeed met someone I can genuinely claim is a man of god: banned from our midst, to be where he is meant to be, as one despised and feared by those who know him not, and shunned by those who should know better, and yet beloved by the lost and neglected ones; and thus, by all of who and what he is, making a new chance for the rest of us possible.

By April 12, 2012 3 Comments Read More →